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Global cyberattack: A super-simple explanation of what happened

Since Friday, 200,000 computers across 150 countries were hit by the ransomware cyberattacks, according to the Europol. "Many companies subscribe to the theory that if it's 'not broke, don't fix it,...

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Withhold approval of GM mustard cultivation, Prashant Bhushan writes to environment minister

Withhold approval of GM mustard cultivation, Prashant Bhushan writes to environment minister

The Environment Ministry's approval could open the gates for the entry of almost 100 other GM food products, many of which are still in its trial stages, Sanjeeb Mukherjee writes in Business Standard...

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Google device codenamed Taimen runs Geekbench, has 4GB of RAM

Google device codenamed Taimen runs Geekbench, has 4GB of RAM

In fact, we hope that the Mountain View show an advance of this new version, as well as the start of the test program with the first Beta of Android O in the Google I / O, in the event for develop...

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Apple acquires AI firm Lattice Data for $200mn

Apple acquires AI firm Lattice Data for $200mn

Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. DeepDive is aimed at "extracting value" from various "dark data" sources, serving, as the firm's site explains, as a "programming and executi...

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Moon urges both talks and sanctions to rein in N Korea

Beijing sees the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, newly installed in the South meant to guard against threats from the North, as a threat to its own military capabilities and ha...

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Tillerson talks climate change policy

Tillerson talks climate change policy

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hands the gavel of the Arctic Council to Finland's foreign minister Timo Soini, marking the transfer of the chairmanship of the Arctic Council to Finland until 20...

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Dozens of countries hit by record cyberextortion attack

Huss says it is very likely we will see another attack using the exploit, even as early as Monday. Chinese media are reporting that the global "ransomware" virus attacked many university networks ...

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Jadhav case to be pursued forcefully: Pakistan Attorney General

Jadhav case to be pursued forcefully: Pakistan Attorney General

Pakistan summoned India's deputy high commissioner on Thursday to condemn what it called "unprovoked" firing over the disputed Kashmir frontier that violated a 2003 ceasefire and killed one civilian, ...

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British cyber whiz hailed 'accidental hero' after stopping global virus

Similar widespread attacks have been reported in Spain and other countries. On Saturday, Europe's police agency announced that its cyber-crime unit, EC3, was cooperating closely with the worst a...

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NBC reviving 'must-see TV' Thursdays with 'Will & Grace'

The Blacklist is now moving to Wednesday , and this season's comedy block of Superstore and The Good Place will be moving to Tuesday nights between The Voice and Chicago Fire . Will & Grace...

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Exelon's (EXC) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC

Exelon Corp now has $31.52B valuation. Raymond James Trust Na accumulated 27,769 shares or 0.08% of the stock. About 12,045 shares traded. The correct version of this piece can be read at https://www....

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Tropico devs are going Sci-Fi with their next game, Surviving Mars

Tropico devs are going Sci-Fi with their next game, Surviving Mars

Players' colonies will have to produce water, air, and food on a planet that doesn't have much of any to spare, while creating habitats with enough activities for colonists to do that they don't go ma...

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At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyber attack

At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyber attack

Cybersecurity firm Avast said it has tracked more than 75,000 attacks in 99 countries, while Russia, Ukraine, and Taiwan were the worst hit by malware called WannaCry or WannaCry 2, Jakub Kroustek. ...

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Carmaker Nissan says United Kingdom plant hit by cyber attack

Carmaker Nissan says United Kingdom plant hit by cyber attack

The attack plunged the NHS into chaos on Friday afternoon as patients across the United Kingdom had their appointments and operations cancelled and medical staff were locked out of test results, X-ray...

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Mother's Day weather for MI to help your celebration

Mother's Day weather for MI to help your celebration

We'll have a north wind this evening under 8 miles per hour with temperatures dipping to the mid 50s tonight . This will help cool temperatures temporarily overnight. No significant rain is expected,...

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Indonesia courts jails Jakarta's Christian governor for blasphemy against Islam

Ahok and Djarot's term as governor and vice governor ends in October 2017. Who is Jakarta's outgoing governor? The judges actually went beyond the recommendations of prosecutors, who suggested t...

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There's a Thief sequel in development, releasing alongside the upcoming movie

There's a Thief sequel in development, releasing alongside the upcoming movie

For a video game franchise synonymous with steampunk assassins and stealth, the future is strangely bright for Square's Thief franchise, if a post from Straight Up Films is to believed. For now, i...

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Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by 2 US astronauts

Equipment water leak shortens spacewalk by 2 US astronauts

This still image provided by NASA shows astronauts Jack Fischer, left, and Peggy Whitson on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Friday, May 12, 2017 . For Whiston, today's spacew...

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Apple chooses the first recipient of its $1 billion manufacturing fund

Apple chooses the first recipient of its $1 billion manufacturing fund

In investing in its suppliers and manufacturing concerns, Apple has placed its faith and trust, as well as its money, on the line with respect to the success of Corning . The Apple-Corning agreemen...

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Why these self-driving auto experts are building home cameras instead

Why these self-driving auto experts are building home cameras instead

If you ask, " What did the kids do while I was out today?" the app can pull up the last video the camera shot of your kids. You can also tell the product the exact activities that are important t...

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Microsoft making mobile connection with Windows update

Microsoft revealed Apple's iTunes and the Apple Music streaming service will be arriving on the Windows Store later this year. iTunes, is already available on the Windows platform, but the arrival ...

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Only 21 Percent of American Voters Approve of American Health Care Act

Only 21 Percent of American Voters Approve of American Health Care Act

It barely passed with a tiny margin of just 217 to 213 votes. Wrong. There's nothing to stop insurers from taking the money and still charging sick people much higher premiums, or from avoiding sick p...

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NCTech announces new 360-degree Street View camera with Google

NCTech announces new 360-degree Street View camera with Google

Google's begun working with manufacturers and app developers on a new line of cameras, he said. Street View mobile ready is designed for cameras that can publish to Street View directly from a mobile ...

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Dr Reddy's Q4 Net Profit Jumps 3-Fold To Rs. 337.6 Crore

North America sales declined 19% in the quarter. Co-chairman and chief executive officer G.V. Prasad described FY'17 as a challenging year due to lack of new product approvals for the USA market...

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AstraZeneca reports

AstraZeneca reports "highly encouraging" initial results from its PACIFIC lung cancer trial

The FDA recently granted accelerated approval of durvalumab for advanced bladder cancer. "Not only does the Imfinzi treatment look to have considerable potential in the treatment of lung cancer in...

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Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

High-level officials from the. The representatives also state that they recognise that "activities taking place outside the Arctic region, including activities occurring in Arctic States, are the ma...

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Electronic Arts Target of Unusually High Options Trading (EA)

Electronic Arts Target of Unusually High Options Trading (EA)

Can boosted its stake in Electronic Arts by 1.6% in the third quarter. The Motley Fool recommends Electronic Arts . (EA) reported its Actual EPS of $2.48/share. Analysts, on average, had expected e...

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Why Roche's Cancer Failure Might Tank Bristol, Pfizer - But Not Merck

Why Roche's Cancer Failure Might Tank Bristol, Pfizer - But Not Merck

Roche , which had reported Tecentriq sales of $158.6 million for full-year 2016, posted first-quarter Tecentriq sales of CHF109 million (US$108.1 million), up from CHF78 million (US$77.3 million) ...

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Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Fitbit Inc. (FIT)

The stock climbed 6.55 percent over the past quarter, while declined -25.5 percent over the past six months. Ten analysts have made estimates for Fitbit's earnings. The stock has a consensus ratin...

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HP, Intel building Cortana-powered devices

At the Build 2017 developer conference now being held in Seattle, the Redmond giant has announced that it has signed up two more prominent hardware partners, Intel and HP, to launch Cortana-powere...

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Now With A Touchscreen! Amazon's New Echo Show

Nucleus raised $US5.6 million ($7.6 million) in its Series A round, though it isn't clear how much came from the Alexa Fund. The company has been working on the Echo Show for some 18 to 24 months....

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500M Windows 10 devices, half of 2018 goal

500M Windows 10 devices, half of 2018 goal

Microsoft and Google Project Zero have had their issues in the past about disclosure and this certainly is not the first time that Ormandy reported a flaw to them. To exploit the flaw, an attacke...

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Bots Flood FCC Website With Fake Anti-Net-Neutrality Comments

Bots Flood FCC Website With Fake Anti-Net-Neutrality Comments

According to ZDnet , more than 128,000 identical comments have already been left on the site , all echoing the sentiment that, " The unprecedented regulatory power the Obama Administration imposed...

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China tests 'Lunar Palace' as it eyes moon mission

China tests 'Lunar Palace' as it eyes moon mission

Two groups of four volunteers will live in the simulated cabin "Yuegong-1" to test how a life-support system works in a moon-like environment. According to worldwide news service AFP , the space ca...

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Paddy Power Betfair acquires United States daily fantasy operator DRAFT

Paddy Power Betfair acquires United States daily fantasy operator DRAFT

Paddy Power Betfair has increased its presence in the USA market with the acquisition of DRAFT . According to the group, the acquisition provides it with exposure to a fast-growing market that is n...

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Nintendo Releasing Standalone Switch Dock In Europe

Nintendo Releasing Standalone Switch Dock In Europe

The only thing that they did not say is how much the device is over in Europe. There's no pricing yet, but if it's anything like the price of the docks being sold in the USA it won't be cheap. While...

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Fox renews 'Gotham', 'Last Man on Earth' for fourth seasons

Fox renews 'Gotham', 'Last Man on Earth' for fourth seasons

Comedy " Last Man on Earth " will also be entering its fourth season. The series from executive producers Will Forte, Chris Miller, Phil Lord, Seth Cohen , Andrew Bobrow and Erik Durbin was in dang...

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Python hunter wrangles in massive 16-ft snake

Python hunter wrangles in massive 16-ft snake

Crum's massive python netted him $375 from the water district - about the same selling the skin. Snake hunting has become a serious business, with there being thousands of these pythons in the Everg...

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Judge denies temporary restraining order for removal of PGT Beauregard monument

The Monumental Task Committee sought to halt the removal of the Beauregard monument on the basis that the City Park Improvement Association, and not the city of New Orleans, owns the monument. The Bea...

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Disappearing Montana Glaciers A 'Bellwether' Of Melting To Come?

Disappearing Montana Glaciers A 'Bellwether' Of Melting To Come?

In an interview with KTMF broadcast on Facebook Live Wednesday, Connelly said she couldn't believe that she and Mogi were able to get out of the wilderness, where she spent seven days in "treacher...

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